Birma at Magdeburg Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Birma at Magdeburg Zoo

† Birma
ID Number:EEP Number: 7303 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Status:confiscated
Dead date: 2018-09-05,
Death reason: euthanised: collapsed
Location:Magdeburg Zoo
ArrivedMagdeburg Zoo 1973-01-08 from Circus Probst
Born:1969
Document updated2018-07-14: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-09-05: dead
Confiscated 1973 from Circus Probst

1990: Second outbreak (first 1971) of elephant smallpox. Fortunately she went through it and survived.

Sources, among others

  • https://www.mdr.de/sachsen-anhalt/magdeburg/magdeburg/elefantenkuh-birma-eingeschlaefert-100.html

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